Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condemned the use of force against students at the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar.
Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet from his official handle:
Pl listen to students & understand their problems & concerns, don't try to bully them into submission
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 7, 2016
Tension had been brewing in the NIT campus since the India-West Indies T-20 World Cup match.
The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was deployed in the campus late Tuesday night, and a team from the Human Resource Development ministry was sent there.